Nationals C Suzuki returns to lineup for Game 2 of NLCS
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki is in the starting lineup for Game 2 of the NL Championship Series after being sidelined by a head injury.
Suzuki got hurt during Washington’s clinching victory in Game 5 of the NLDS against the Dodgers on Wednesday night. He was hit on the left wrist by a pitch, and the ball shot up and knocked off his helmet.
Suzuki missed the Nationals‘ 2-0 victory over St. Louis in the NLCS opener, but he was back behind the plate on Saturday. He was hitting seventh in the batting order.
The Cardinals stayed with the same starting lineup they used in the series opener.